Melvin David Krieger Obituary

Melvin David Krieger

Melvin David Krieger, 82, of Harrisburg, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 16, 1938 to the late Murray and Yetta (Gallerstein) Krieger. Mel and Roberta owned The Dolly Card Shop, a Hallmark card store in Forest Hills, NY for 28 years. they retired in 2002 and moved to Harrisburg. Mel was very active with the Harrisburg Jewish Community Center where he was a recipient of both the Inspirational Athlete of the Year and Volunteer of the Year awards. He enjoyed being with his family and friends, playing cards and Farkle and in particular he enjoyed his Rock Steady Boxing, a program which is designed to fight back against Parkinson’s Disease. He is preceded in death by his sister, Helene Krieger. Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Roberta (Spinner) Krieger; his son, Michael Krieger and his wife, Gail of Tarrytown, NY; his daughter, Barbara Cooper of Harrisburg; four grandchildren, Leah Cooper, Adam Krieger, Abby Krieger and Samantha Cooper and sister, Claire Weinberg of Great Neck, NY. Private services were held at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Rock Steady Boxing Program, Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg, 3301 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, 17110.
March 16, 1938 - November 22, 202003/16/193811/22/2020
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Melvin David Krieger, 82, of Harrisburg, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.He was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 16, 1938 to the late Murray and Yetta (Gallerstein) Krieger.Mel and Roberta owned The Dolly Card Shop, a Hallmark card store in Forest Hills, NY for 28 years. they retired in 2002 and moved to Harrisburg. Mel was very active with the Harrisburg Jewish Community Center where he was a recipient of both the Inspirational Athlete of the Yea...

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3301 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110
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